cell division

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Synonyms for cell division

the process in reproduction and growth by which a cell divides to form daughter cells

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A special cluster of proteins that helps unwind DNA during cell division plays a key role in keeping stem cells in their immature state, according to a new study by UNC School of Medicine researchers.
The scientists note that some cancers, such as breast and prostate cancer, were not included in the report because of their inability to find reliable stem cell division rates in the scientific literature.
According to a press release, orientation of cell division is a very important process both for proper development of embryonic tissues and organs as well as for the maintenance of tissues and organs in adults.
If a person's circadian rhythms are messed up that disruption will also directly impact on the timings of cell division allowing more rapid proliferation.
My current research focuses on genes that are molecular switches for cell division and I am trying to understand how cell division controls growth and development in plants.
Furthermore, mutant genes that cause inherited Alzheimer's disease cause the same defect in chromosome segregation as does cholesterol, thus indicating the presence of a common cell division problem in both familial and 'sporadic' (non-familial) Alzheimer's disease.
They found that knocking out the Lkb1 gene derailed the cell division process, leading to unhealthy daughter cells with the wrong number of chromosomes.
Researchers found that depleting SIK2 from ovarian cancers sensitized the cancer cells to paclitaxel, a commonly prescribed chemotherapeutic agent that inhibits cell division, making the drug more effective in stopping the cancer's growth.
Polo kinase is an enzyme that occurs naturally in the body and is involved in normal cell division.
The compound, which specifically inhibits mitotic kinesin Eg5, arrests the cell division cycle of cancer cells at the mitotic phase and induces apoptosis.
The Rochester researchers used flow cytometry to analyze T cell division in cell cultures derived from lead-treated mice.
Cenix BioScience GmbH, Dresden, Germany, a leading specialist in advanced RNA interference (RNAi)-based research services, has announced the publication of its genome-wide RNAi screen for cell division genes in C.
he compound, codenamed 0N0190, inhibits an enzyme which plays a vital role in driving cell division.
The compound, code-named 0N0190, inhibits an enzyme which plays a vital role in driving cell division.
We observed mitosis and cytokinesis of Drosophila Kc cells without functional mitotic centrosomes and compared our results to control cells to elucidate the roles of centrosomes in cell division dynamics.
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